GE wins $400M contract to build 14 substations in Iraq

Iraq, Baghdad: The Iraqi Ministry of Electricity has signed an agreement worth over $400 million with GE Power to develop 14 electric substations on a turnkey basis.

The contract also includes supply of critical equipment such as power transformers, circuit breakers and other outdoor equipment to rehabilitate existing substations and bring power to areas facing significant electricity shortages across the country, the manufacturer said in the statement.

Once commissioned, the substations will connect power plants spread across the governorates of Ninawa, Salah Al Din, Al Anbar, Karbala, Baghdad, Qadisiyyah and Basra to the national grid.

Source: GE